Feb 6, 2013 12:00am PST
when i was on his show back at cnn when we first met, i was amazed by how willing he was to come forward with his pain. >> pain! that's the key. dr. ablow says he will only declare his candidacy if no other republican challenges him. he wants a clean slate. state representative dean winslow says he is forming an exploratory committee. massachusetts republican strategist says, i think it's close to a lost cause. most people, including the "b" tier candidates felt scott brown had a chance to win the special election, but no other republican probably did. let's turn to democratic strategist chris kofinis. chris, great to have you with us tonight. >> thank you. >> it's just a good collection, isn't it? >> dr. ablow, i think he needs a psychiatrist. >> well, he would be interesting on the senate floor if he ever got that far. >> oh, not going to happen in this lifetime. >> all right. is this the republican party can do? or is there somebody really waiting in the wings and it's a timing issue and just hasn't stepped out saying hey, i want this seat? >> this is the best they can do. it'